archduke of Austria Hungary who was assassinated at Sarajevo by a Serbian terrorist group called the Black Hand; his death was a main cause for World War I
A movement to promote the independence of Slav people. Roughly started with the Congress in Prague; supported by Russia. Led to the Russo-Turkish War of 1877.
A black hand gang member, was the person who killed Franz Ferdinand and his wife
German historian who wrote about German imperialistic aims in Europe, Africa, and the Near east. He believed they were a chief cause of the war.
capital and largest city of Bosnia
Attack plan by Germans, proposed by Schliffen, lightning quick attack against France. Proposed to go through Belgium then attack France, Belgium resisted, other countries took up their aid, long fight, used trench warfare.
the Serbian terrorist group that planned to assassinate Franz Ferdinand, part of the Pan-Slavism nationalist movement, with the intention of uniting all of the territories containing South Slav populations (Serbs, Croats, Macedonians, Slovenes, etc) annexed by Austria-Hungary.
Moroccan Crisis of 1905
international crisis over the international status of Morocco; Germany resented France's increasing dominance of Morocco, and insisted on an open door policy & gave a speech which Teddy Roosevelt mediated
Friedrich von Bernhardi
a Prussian general and military historian. He was one of the best-selling authors prior to World War I. A militarist, he is perhaps best known for his bellicose book Deutschland und der Nächste Krieg (Germany and the Next War), printed in 1911. He advocated a policy of ruthless aggression and complete disregard of treaties and regarded war as a "divine business
It was a settlement over spheres of influence in Persia, Afghanistan, and Tibet. It delineated spheres of influence in Persia, stipulated that neither country would interfere in Tibet's internal affairs, and recognized Britain's influence over Afghanistan. Great Britain and Russia became closer. German's fear of encirclement increased. The agreement led to the formation of the Triple Entente.